Kampa

About Nicanor Snow aka Kampa Vashi Deva A.B.T., Qg.T.

“I am the embodied soul of the ancients that brings forth the wisdom of infinite light. I am a diamond, an ocean, a guide to the cognizance pathway of life and to vitality”.

Nicanor Snow has practiced traditional Chinese therapy for over 33 years. He is an Asian Bodywork Therapist, A.B.T. and a specialist in Tui-Na (Chinese massage), Physical Qigong Therapist and Energy Medicine. He is also an instructor and trainer of Tai-Chi Chuan, Qigong healing and meditation. His previous experience in martial arts began at the age of 8. He eventually earned his 2nd degree black belt in Okinawan, Shorin-Ryu Karate from Sensei Glenn Kearney, by the age of 20. He also achieved a 1st degree black belt in Filipino Modern Arnis when he trained with former teacher, Master Professor Remy Presas.

On his path in search for proficiency he attempted Baguazhang, Xingyiquan and Shaolin Kung-Fu until the spring of 1983, when he began training in the ancient martial art of Tai-Chi Chuan with Master Gin Soon Chu alongside with his son Fong Chu. In 1985 he began his healing studies at the Lea Tam Acupuncture Center in Boston with Qigong Master, Tom Tam, and Dr. Ping C. Chan, Lic. Ac. In 1994, he traveled with the Oriental Culture Institute for work-study in Taiwan and in 1998 he traveled to Beijing to continue his studies and internship at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Institute.

Mr. Snow is a certified instructor member of the Gin Soon Tai-Chi Chuan Federation U.S.A. He is certified by the A.O.B.T.A. American Organization of Bodywork Therapy of Asia, Oregon Research Institute “Moving for Better Balance” which is an affiliate of the New Hampshire Task Force. He has established most of his practices North of Boston and in Southern New Hampshire. Since 1992 he has lectured and taught classes for local community and state colleges and in 1997 he taught Tai-Chi Qigong at local hospitals, senior centers, recreation departments and private school systems.

In 2000, he established the Seacoast Tai-Chi Club in Kittery, Maine. In 2013, he renamed it to the Seacoast Tai-Chi Institute when he moved into the city of Portsmouth,NH. In his experimentations he had worked with the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled. He currently holds a classic in Portsmouth and teaches in several cities in Massachusetts for active seniors at the Council On Aging/ Senior Community Center.

On September 26, 2016, along with his daughter Tara, Mr. Snow became a Yogi disciple at the Hridaya Hermitage. As a devotee he formally accepted his spiritual teacher – Bhagavan VaShi Baba with Sat Guru Sri Bushunda. At the initiation he was given his true name “Kampa VaShi Deva” meaning “The Lord of VaShi who trembles with Pranic Energy”.